• Could You? Would You? Eat Your Weeds?

    July 2, 2015 A great quote by Dr. Seuss: Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.  I’m a photographer. I notice beauty. I admit to noticing lush green lawns, but I don’t see beauty. I admit to noticing weedless gardens full… Continue Reading

  • School Days

    June 11, 2015 There is a routine to dinner here on the prairie. It starts with Farmer Tom’s question, How was school? To which is replied, Good. Every single school day– same question, same response. So now that school is out, I wondered, what would we talk about? Surprisingly, it started out with the familiar,… Continue Reading

  • A Dainty Dish to Set Before the King

    October 4, 2014 Since dusting off my camera and beginning this blog, butterflies have proven to be my most treasured subject. While writing these posts, I find I am often searching for a way to insert yet another amazing butterfly photo. As mentioned in previous posts (zinnia joy, fluttery feelings), this is due in large… Continue Reading

  • Zinnia Joy!

    September 20, 2014 It’s summer’s end- let’s celebrate zinnias!   If I were a bumblebee, I would buzz about here. If I were a butterfly, I would flit about here.   But I am none of these, so I sit among the blooms dreaming a rainbow splashed dream- ever grateful I planted just one packet… Continue Reading

  • Brussel sprout brigade.

    September 19, 2014 “Zing!” “Wowsa!” “More please!!” say my taste-buds after eating farm-fresh vegetables.Just looking at these muscly brussel sprouts makes my mouth water. Aren’t they beautiful? I think so too, but Farmer Tom disagreed. “What’s this?” he asked, suspiciously, looking at the plate of steaming green spheres. “Roasted brussel sprouts. I love ’em!” “I’ve had these… Continue Reading

  • Fluttery feelings

    September 6, 2014 There is something special about the energy in my vegetable garden. Spending time there lifts me up and makes my spirit soar. Today I hid there, amongst the zinnias, to see what I would find. I am so excited to share it with you. As I held the camera steady, the wings… Continue Reading